Health Services


The 56 Medical Group Laboratory is happy to provide a wide variety of diagnostic laboratory tests to active duty and TRICARE beneficiaries. We maintain the highest quality standards while providing the most accurate and cost effective testing available.

Lab Tips

To better serve you, please keep these tips in mind:

  • Services are provided on a walk-in basis only. There is no appointment needed to visit the laboratory.
  • Scripts can take up to 24-48 hours to processes.
  • Fax, email, or use our drop-off service to decrease wait times.
  • All patients must have a valid test order prior to collection. Test orders are valid for a maximum of 60 days.
  • Orders MUST contain: Patient’s name, date of birth, the provider’s name and signature, and the provider’s fax number.
  • A copy of test results will be faxed to an off-base provider once completed. Please provide a fax number and email of your provider when bringing in lab requests.
  • For fasting labs, please do not eat or drink (water is allowed) for 8-12 hours before you visit the lab. Unless the provider gives other instructions, patients should continue taking their medications, as prescribed, prior to having blood drawn.
  • Specialized tests are shipped to outside facilities and can take 7-10 days to process
  • Please be prepared to provide a urine specimen.
  • Results can be accessed by logging on to MHS GENESIS Patient Portal, or through the medical records department at 623-856-7510. The laboratory does not print or discuss patient lab results.

Did you know?

To reduce your lab wait time, please do the following 24 hrs before arrival:
  • Fax Script to 855-677-6559, or
  • Email Script to
    • Note: Email is not secure. Sender assumes risk when emailing personal information
    • You may use the QR code below to send email; the subject will be filled properly and instructions will populate in the body of the email

Contact Us


7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday/Training Day
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Hours may differ on Wing Family days


56th Medical Group
7219 North Litchfield Road
Luke Air Force Base, Arizona 85309
Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.